In a rush to launch Arctic Refuge drilling, Trump officials are ignoring concerns about seismic testing

In a rush to launch Arctic Refuge drilling, Trump officials are...

In testimony last fall, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski promised that there would be no cutting corners on oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife...
Federal agency endorses plan for oil project in Alaska’s offshore Arctic waters

Federal agency endorses plan for oil project in Alaska’s offshore Arctic...

A federal agency has granted its blessing to Hilcorp Energy Company’s plan of development for what would be the first producing oil field located...
Does a traditional Inuit diet hold hidden health powers? One Greenlandic researcher is trying to find out

Does a traditional Inuit diet hold hidden health powers? One Greenlandic...

COPENHAGEN — Tiny microbes present in traditionally prepared Greenlandic foods — similar to those eaten by Inuit in Canada, Alaska and Russia — may...
Difficult ice conditions slow Swedish icebreaker’s expedition to the North Pole

Difficult ice conditions slow Swedish icebreaker’s expedition to the North Pole

A Swedish icebreaker on the way to the North Pole encountered heavy ice conditions before stopping just before the North Pole.The Swedish icebreaker Oden embarked to...
Grey water dumped into Nunavut waters is set to double by 2035, says WWF

Grey water dumped into Nunavut waters is set to double by...

The amount of grey water dumped from ships into northern waters could double by the year 2035, if Transport Canada doesn’t work on its...
Permafrost thaw below Arctic lakes could be a much worse greenhouse gas source than previously thought

Permafrost thaw below Arctic lakes could be a much worse greenhouse...

There is trouble bubbling in the millions of permafrost lakes dotting the Arctic landscape: massive amounts of carbon being released into the atmosphere and...
The Arctic’s first hybrid-electric cruise vessel is set to sail next year

The Arctic’s first hybrid-electric cruise vessel is set to sail next...

"A green footprint is an inevitable part of future tourism in the Arctic,” says Agnes Árnadóttir, co-founder of Green Wave Holding, the company to...
With erosion threatening its shoreline, Utqiagvik’s residents are stepping up as citizen scientists

With erosion threatening its shoreline, Utqiagvik’s residents are stepping up as...

To understand how worried residents in the northernmost U.S. community are about storm-wave flooding, take a walk along the beach.In Utqiagvik, formerly known as...
US Coast Guard evaluates the environmental effects of new icebreakers

US Coast Guard evaluates the environmental effects of new icebreakers

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comment on its draft environmental impact statement on the design and construction of six polar-class icebreakers.The polar...
Better living conditions in the Arctic isn’t entirely good news for mosquitoes

Better living conditions in the Arctic isn’t entirely good news for...

In the Arctic, just as in many other regions, changes in mosquito populations are a tangible consequence of warming temperatures. Recent research carried out...